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Table 4 Multivariable logistic regression analysis of active smoking and mortality in severe sepsis and septic shock (current smokers vs. former smokers)

From: The impact of smoking on patient outcomes in severe sepsis and septic shock

Risk factor Odds ratio (95% CI) P value
Current smoking 2.18 (1.00–4.74) 0.049
Alcohol abuse 1.61 (0.67–3.85) 0.29
72 h fluid balance 1.03 (0.95–1.12) 0.42
Age 1.02 (0.99–1.05) 0.17
Charlson score 1.18 (1.00–1.38) 0.05
SOFA 1.15 (1.05–1.25) < 0.01
COPD 0.98 (0.49–1.93) 0.94
Hospital acquired sepsis 1.77 (0.704–0.4.442) 0.23
Severe sepsis 0.40 (0.176–0.895) 0.03
Genitourinary infect 0.29 (0.12–0.71) < 0.01
Abdominal 0.95 (0.43–2.10) 0.90
Soft tissue 1.99 (0.61–6.51) 0.25
Medical ICU admission 1.65 (0.66–4.15) 0.29